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1996-97 - Top 25

Salaries in $CAN were converted to $US as per the exchange rate of mid January 1997 (0.74)

SALARIES

PLAYER SALARY $ INCREASE
/DECREASE
% INCREASE
/DECREASE
1 LEMIEUX, MARIO 11,321,000 $ 6,749,600 $ 148%
2 MESSIER, MARK 6,000,000 $ - $ 0%
3 BURE, PAVEL 5,000,000 $ 500,000 $ 11%
4 LAFONTAINE, PAT 4,600,000 $ 300,000 $ 7%
5 ROY, PATRICK 4,567,000 $ 1,618,917 $ 55%
6 HULL, BRETT 4,400,000 $ 600,000 $ 16%
7 FEDOROV, SERGEI 4,300,000 $ 138,000 $ 3%
8 LINDROS, ERIC 4,247,000 $ 65,000 $ 2%
9 JAGR, JAROMIR 4,200,000 $ 950,000 $ 29%
9 HASEK, DOMINIK 4,200,000 $ 1,474,700 $ 54%
11 YZERMAN, STEVE 4,025,000 $ 321,200 $ 9%
12 SHANAHAN, BRENDAN 3,975,000 $ 500,000 $ 14%
13 GRETZKY, WAYNE 3,963,000 $ (2,582,400) $ -39%
14 STEVENS, SCOTT 3,750,000 $ 550,000 $ 17%
15 RICHTER, MIKE 3,600,000 $ 600,000 $ 20%
16 MOGILNY, ALEXANDER 3,575,000 $ (175,000) $ -5%
17 MACINNIS, AL 3,500,000 $ 300,000 $ 9%
18 SAKIC, JOE 3,100,000 $ 972,850 $ 46%
19 LEETCH, BRIAN 3,088,000 $ 475,500 $ 18%
20 BLAKE, ROB 3,075,000 $ 750,000 $ 32%
21 TURGEON, PIERRE 3,000,000 $ (400,000) $ -12%
21 VERBEEK, PAT 3,000,000 $ 1,250,000 $ 71%
23 STEVENS, KEVIN 2,998,000 $ 60,400 $ 2%
24 MODANO, MIKE 2,922,000 $ 100 $ 0%
25 ROBITAILLE, LUC 2,900,000 $ 366,700 $ 14%

SALARY INCREASES ($)

PLAYER SALARY $ INCREASE
/DECREASE
% INCREASE
/DECREASE
1 LEMIEUX, MARIO 11,321,000 $ 6,749,600 $ 148%
2 MURPHY, JOE 2,800,000 $ 1,957,100 $ 232%
3 NOLAN, OWEN 2,500,000 $ 1,766,500 $ 241%
4 ROY, PATRICK 4,567,000 $ 1,618,917 $ 55%
5 HASEK, DOMINIK 4,200,000 $ 1,474,700 $ 54%
6 CAREY, JIM 2,000,000 $ 1,411,700 $ 240%
7 ARNOTT, JASON 1,800,000 $ 1,359,900 $ 309%
8 POTVIN, FELIX 2,300,000 $ 1,273,100 $ 124%
9 HEXTALL, RON 2,200,000 $ 1,260,000 $ 134%
10 VERBEEK, PAT 3,000,000 $ 1,250,000 $ 71%
11 BEUKEBOOM, JEFF 1,800,000 $ 1,075,000 $ 148%
12 NICHOLLS, BERNIE 2,250,000 $ 1,050,000 $ 88%
13 SAKIC, JOE 3,100,000 $ 972,850 $ 46%
14 JAGR, JAROMIR 4,200,000 $ 950,000 $ 29%
15 HAMRLIK, ROMAN 2,200,000 $ 900,000 $ 69%
16 RUCINSKY, MARTIN 1,350,000 $ 850,000 $ 170%
17 BLAKE, ROB 3,075,000 $ 750,000 $ 32%
18 POPOVIC, PETER 1,100,000 $ 725,000 $ 193%
19 SANDERSON, GEOFF 1,500,000 $ 687,500 $ 85%
20 ODELEIN, LYLE 1,500,000 $ 650,000 $ 76%
21 DRIVER, BRUCE 1,725,000 $ 625,000 $ 57%
22 THIBAULT, JOCELYN 875,000 $ 618,275 $ 241%
23 HULL, BRETT 4,400,000 $ 600,000 $ 16%
23 RICHTER, MIKE 3,600,000 $ 600,000 $ 20%
23 DESJARDINS, ERIC 1,600,000 $ 600,000 $ 60%

SALARY INCREASES (%)

JOUEUR SALAIRE AUG./DIM. ($) AUG./DIM. (%)
1 MCCARTHY, SANDY 555,825 $ 445,800 $ 405%
2 ARNOTT, JASON 1,800,000 $ 1,359,900 $ 309%
3 OKSIUTA, ROMAN 675,000 $ 491,625 $ 268%
4 NOLAN, OWEN 2,500,000 $ 1,766,500 $ 241%
4 THIBAULT, JOCELYN 875,000 $ 618,275 $ 241%
6 CAREY, JIM 2,000,000 $ 1,411,700 $ 240%
7 OSGOOD, CHRIS 750,000 $ 525,000 $ 233%
8 MURPHY, JOE 2,800,000 $ 1,957,100 $ 232%
9 YELLE, STEPHANE 450,000 $ 303,300 $ 207%
10 NORSTROM, MATTIAS 600,000 $ 400,000 $ 200%
11 POPOVIC, PETER 1,100,000 $ 725,000 $ 193%
12 PELLERIN, SCOTT 550,000 $ 360,000 $ 189%
13 SAVAGE, BRIAN 700,000 $ 450,000 $ 180%
14 BURE, VALERI 700,000 $ 443,275 $ 173%
15 RUCINSKY, MARTIN 1,350,000 $ 850,000 $ 170%
16 PEAKE, PAT 550,000 $ 340,000 $ 162%
17 KHABIBULIN, NIKOLAI 910,000 $ 560,000 $ 160%
17 HIRSCH, COREY 650,000 $ 400,000 $ 160%
19 SELIVANOV, ALEXANDER 725,000 $ 438,300 $ 153%
20 BEUKEBOOM, JEFF 1,800,000 $ 1,075,000 $ 148%
20 LEMIEUX, MARIO 11,321,000 $ 6,749,600 $ 148%
22 RHODES, DAMIAN 1,000,000 $ 578,238 $ 137%
23 WREGGET, KEN 1,000,000 $ 575,000 $ 135%
24 HEXTALL, RON 2,200,000 $ 1,260,000 $ 134%
25 DRAKE, DALLAS 575,000 $ 325,000 $ 130%

SALARY CUTS ($)

PLAYER SALARY $ INCREASE
/DECREASE
% INCREASE
/DECREASE
1 TKACHUK, KEITH 2,600,000 $ (3,400,000) $ -57%
2 GRETZKY, WAYNE 3,963,000 $ (2,582,400) $ -39%
3 TVERDOVSKY, OLEG 600,000 $ (1,500,000) $ -71%
4 CORSON, SHAYNE 1,145,000 $ (1,250,000) $ -52%
5 COFFEY, PAUL 2,600,000 $ (1,000,000) $ -28%
6 CHEVELDAE, TIM 285,000 $ (915,000) $ -76%
7 FLATLEY, PAT 125,000 $ (775,000) $ -86%
8 HRUDEY, KELLY 1,100,000 $ (590,600) $ -35%
9 IRBE, ARTURS 400,000 $ (555,000) $ -58%
10 KURRI, JARI 1,500,000 $ (500,000) $ -25%
11 DONNELY, MIKE 300,000 $ (475,000) $ -61%
12 TURGEON, PIERRE 3,000,000 $ (400,000) $ -12%
12 JANNEY, CRAIG 1,600,000 $ (400,000) $ -20%
14 WHITNEY, RAY 750,000 $ (300,000) $ -29%
15 GRIMSON, STU 470,000 $ (280,000) $ -37%
16 MALAKHOV, VLADIMIR 1,074,595 $ (275,405) $ -20%
17 RYCHEL, WARREN 475,000 $ (275,000) $ -37%
18 LALOR, MIKE 312,500 $ (262,500) $ -46%
19 BELANGER, JESSE 296,440 $ (253,560) $ -46%
20 MILLEN, COREY 400,000 $ (219,000) $ -35%
21 MULLEN, JOE 285,000 $ (215,000) $ -43%
22 LECLAIR, JOHN 1,314,000 $ (212,100) $ -14%
23 WITT, BRENDAN 1,600,000 $ (200,000) $ -11%
23 HUNTER, TIM 200,000 $ (200,000) $ -50%
25 KARIYA, PAUL 2,075,000 $ (197,600) $ -9%

SALARY CUTS (%)

PLAYER SALARY $ INCREASE
/DECREASE
% INCREASE
/DECREASE
1 FLATLEY, PAT 125,000 $ (775,000) $ -86%
2 CHEVELDAE, TIM 285,000 $ (915,000) $ -76%
3 TVERDOVSKY, OLEG 600,000 $ (1,500,000) $ -71%
4 DONNELY, MIKE 300,000 $ (475,000) $ -61%
5 IRBE, ARTURS 400,000 $ (555,000) $ -58%
6 TKACHUK, KEITH 2,600,000 $ (3,400,000) $ -57%
7 CORSON, SHAYNE 1,145,000 $ (1,250,000) $ -52%
8 HUNTER, TIM 200,000 $ (200,000) $ -50%
9 BELANGER, JESSE 296,440 $ (253,560) $ -46%
9 LALOR, MIKE 312,500 $ (262,500) $ -46%
11 MULLEN, JOE 285,000 $ (215,000) $ -43%
12 HANNAN, DAVE 250,000 $ (175,000) $ -41%
13 GRETZKY, WAYNE 3,963,000 $ (2,582,400) $ -39%
13 KENNEDY, SHELDON 250,000 $ (160,760) $ -39%
15 HUGHES, BRENT 250,000 $ (155,000) $ -38%
16 GRIMSON, STU 470,000 $ (280,000) $ -37%
16 RYCHEL, WARREN 475,000 $ (275,000) $ -37%
18 MILLEN, COREY 400,000 $ (219,000) $ -35%
18 HRUDEY, KELLY 1,100,000 $ (590,600) $ -35%
20 KYPREOS, NICK 400,000 $ (177,500) $ -31%
21 WHITNEY, RAY 750,000 $ (300,000) $ -29%
22 COFFEY, PAUL 2,600,000 $ (1,000,000) $ -28%
23 NIKOLISHIN, ANDREI 400,000 $ (150,000) $ -27%
24 PECA, MIKE 166,748 $ (58,253) $ -26%
24 WILSON, LANDON 370,550 $ (129,450) $ -26%

FORTUNES ACCUMULATED

PLAYER TOTAL 1989-1997
1 LEMIEUX, MARIO 31,886,829 $
2 GRETZKY, WAYNE 30,768,428 $
3 MESSIER, MARK 25,985,102 $
4 LINDROS, ERIC 19,069,000 $
5 YZERMAN, STEVE 19,033,790 $
6 LAFONTAINE, PAT 18,655,997 $
7 HULL, BRETT 18,041,000 $
8 STEVENS, SCOTT 17,281,250 $
9 ROY, PATRICK 16,233,834 $
10 BURE, PAVEL 15,759,794 $
11 SHANAHAN, BRENDAN 14,205,000 $
12 BOURQUE, RAYMOND 14,094,000 $
13 MACINNIS, AL 13,930,118 $
14 TURGEON, PIERRE 13,125,000 $
15 CHELIOS, CHRIS 12,836,398 $
16 FEDOROV, SERGEI 12,536,890 $
17 MOGILNY, ALEXANDER 12,455,000 $
18 COFFEY, PAUL 12,400,000 $
19 JAGR, JAROMIR 12,197,000 $
20 ROBITAILLE, LUC 11,763,300 $
21 MODANO, MIKE 11,466,400 $
22 STEVENS, KEVIN 11,253,600 $
23 RICHTER, MIKE 11,070,000 $
24 BARRASSO, TOM 10,991,000 $
25 TKACHUK, KEITH 10,988,674 $

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